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148                                    FLORA INDICA                         \Anonac6G.

teriora minuta, sepalis fere conformia; interiora nmlto majora, tenuiter
coriacea, sestivatione valvata, serius cohserentia. Stamina indcfinita,
toro cylindrico inserta, in dioicis totum torum teg& ->tia, in liermaphro-
ditis pluriserialiter circa ovaria imbricata. AntJiera extrorsse, ovales,
subdidymse, biloculares, connectivo vix apiculatse. Ovaria Jineari-ob-
longa, stylo oblongo terminata. Ovula 1-2, rarius plura; suturee ven-
trali inserta.—Arbores mediocres vel humilea, pedunculis axillartfws> so-
litariu vel fasciculatis, rarius extra-aZarious.

_^_____nrna being only distinguished from MUiusa\xy the number of ovules, and
that not constantly, as H. WatticJdana and macrocarpa have not unfrequcntly two
ovules, we have united the two genera. In one species Wight indicates the occa-
sional presence of three and even four ovules. The original species of Miliusa is
hermaphrodite, while "Wallich's Hyalostemma is dioecious; but as other species are
polygamous, we cannot regard this character as of generic importance.
1.  M. montana (Gardner, mss. in Herb. Wight et Hook.); foliis
ovato- vel oblongo-lanceolatis plerumque acutis glabriusculis, pedunculis
solitariis flores hermaphrodites sequantibus vel paullo superantibus,
sepalis petalisque extcrioribus glabriusculis ciliatis, toro strigoso-piloso.
—G-uatteria montana, Moon Cat, ex G-ardn. et Wight.
£. major; foliis duplo majoiibus, carpcllis globosis sessilibus gla-
bris atro-fuscis minute granulatis pisi magnitudme.—Wall. Cat. 6433
0.?
HAB. In Zeylanise montosis, alt. 2-3000 ped., ut videtur vulgaris,
Moon aliigue. (3. In Zeylania, Malabar, et Maisor, Weight!—(t?. a.)
Frutex ramosissimus, ramis strictis, dense foliosis. Cortex cinereus, rugosus, ver-
ruculosus, glaber; partes novellai fusco-pabescentes. Folia ovata, forma et magni-
tudine valde varia, interdum pauca ad ramulorum basin interdum ovalia, vel subglo-
bosa, obtusissima, in var. a 1-2 poll, longa, -|-f lata, petiolo brevissimo, utrinque
glabra vel juniora subtus pubcrula. Pedunculi basi pluribracteati, cteterum iiudi,
graciles. Sepala acuta, pctalis exterioribuB dimidio brcviora. Flores % poll. longL
Petala interiora coriacea, ncrvosa, acuta, gkbriuscula. Ovaria snbglabra, late ovalia,
toro circa basin ovariorum albo-piloao caeterum glabro strigoso-piloso inserta. Ovula
2. Stigma ovale.
The smallest of all the species. It is probably a wiry, rigid shrub, and may
readily be known by being' much more glabrous than either of the two following.
The var. ft appeal's to be only distinguished by the larger size of the leaves; but as
the fruit of the smaller one is unknown, it is possible that the two may be very dis-
tinct.
2.  M* Xadica (Lesch. in A. DC. M&n. p. 36); ramis tomentosis,
foliis ellipticis plerumque obtusis  subtus pubescentibus, pedunculis
abbreviatis, floribus liermaphroditis, sepalis petalisque exterionbus in-
canis, petalis interioribus ovatis pilis stellatis pubescentibus, carpellis
incano-pubescentibus sessilibus.—W* et AJ Prod. i. 10.   Wall. Cat.
6433 A! B1
HA.B. In montibus Tvavancor ad Courtalam, Lesch., Wighk!—(El.
Apr.) (».*.)
~Frutex foliosus; raniulis gracilibus, dexuosis, i'usco-touieutobia, dumum glabre-
sccntibuS, ct tune corticc cincrco rugiJoso-postiilato. Folia tenuiter coriacea, basi
rotundata, ell;ptico- vel oblongo-lanccolata vel clongato-kiiceolata, rariue ovata vel